The Stoic [Theodore Dreiser] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Stoic is a novel by Theodore Dreiser, first published in It is the conclusion to A Trilogy of Desire, his series of novels about Frank Cowperwood. The Stoic has ratings and 37 reviews. David said: The last book in Dreiser’s Trilogy of Desire tells of the waning days of robber baron Frank Cowpe.
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He decides to move to London, England, where he intends to take over dreier develop the underground railway system. Dreiser’s reputation will assure a respectful press, but one questions a popular audience.
America New YorkEurope London, Paris, NorwayAsia India are represented by general pictures of the cities life and by the local sketches of the famous Parisian restaurant Maxim, the Canterbury Cathedral, the picturesque English estates, the refined everyday life of the European nobility, including the Queen of Great Britain, with whom Frank, Berenice and Lord Stane drink tea, and the life arrangement of the Norwegian sailors, fisherfolk and Lapps and the poor population of India. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Lists with This Book. Aventurat qe s’mbarojne, endja e pashtershme per te bukuren, persosmerine, pushtetin, poziten shoqerore, parane, te gjitha keto e pershkojne jeten e Kauperudit deri ne ditet e tij te fundit. Libri i pare nuk eshte se me ka lene mbresa te thella deeiser qene qe kishte koncepte financiare te cilat shume pak i kuptoj.
Yuki Murakami rated it liked it Sep 18, He realizes that he lives wrongly and it is time to stop and end up in this picturesque place together with Berenis and the classics of the world literature, whose works he never managed to learn, but … work first. Her delicate support relieves his defeat in the Chicago City Council and opens up new business prospects.
She conceals an ineradicable attainment of beauty, which leads her to the God. Cowperwood, still married to his estranged wife Aileen, lives with Berenice. Actually I drove, last week, by a palatial home of one of the traction kings in the ; overgrown decaying and periodically unfavorably mentioned in the press. Frank Cowperwood sees something more than just a mistress, wife and friend in a young, cool-headed, enough tough-minded girl.
Viktoriya rated it liked it Aug 29, Tani, ‘Stoiku’ eshte periudha e trete dhe e fundit e shkelqimit te titanit Kauperud, i cili pas gjithe asaj jete kushtuar lukseve dhe qejfeve siperfaqesore, nis te mendoje per thelbin e ekzistences dhe kuptimin e jetes, natyrisht duke mos iu larguar andrallave te zakonshme qe e kane shoqeruar gjithmone.
She remains alone forever and cherishes the memory of her extraordinary, energetic beloved. As in life, in the novel less than one million dollars is left from the multimillion funds of Cowperwood.
Andrey Grushetskiy rated it liked it Feb 28, Artem Mironov rated it liked it Mar 19, Oct 17, Artem rated it liked it. Feb 06, Rachel rated it it was amazing. It’s sad, actually, all those assets he made – he could have made a dent on the world’s poverty in several cities, at least, had he only been given the chance for enlightenement.
But when he faces his own death, stouc acts exclusively businesslike: I do not belive, that such smart and clever person like Frank will not sgoic into considaration possibility that his inheritance could be stolen after his death. Drajzeri e paraqet si jo te mencur, jo te zgjuar, pa elegance etj.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I would have preferred Sreiser to live and get the new beginnings, not this empty-headed girl. Of their activities in England, in Drejser, where Cowperwood hires Tollifer, professional ladies’ man, to distract Aileen, as he does business and carries on his relationship with Berenice. There, for the first time, she had experienced the dawn of a spiritual awakening, which was even now enabling her to see more clearly.
To view it, click here. Just like “An American Tragedy”, this novel was engaging and thoughtfully written.
Roman rated it liked it May 12, Berenis Fleming, a red-haired noble and beautiful woman, has a beneficial effect on the nature of the protagonist. Refresh and try again.